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Blue Heart – Film Screening

November 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Observatory on Latin America extends an invitation to the screening of the film “Blue Heart” (Corazon Azul), followed by a discussion with the director, Cuban filmmaker Miguel Coyula and actress Lynn Cruz.

SYNOPSIS: In an alternate reality, Fidel Castro uses genetic engineering to build the new man and thus save utopia. The experiment fails as these beings are highly intelligent but also cruel and uncontrollable. Rejected by their own creators, a group organizes a series of terrorist actions, and chaos reigns on the island. Elena, one of its members traces the origin of her genes and begins a journey to try to discover her humanity.

Cuba | science fiction | 103 min | 2021
Direction, Screenplay, Cinematography and Editing by: Miguel Coyula
Produced by: Miguel Coyula & Lynn Cruz
Cast: Lynn Cruz, Carlos Gronlier, Hector Noás, Mariana Alom, Fernando Pérez,
Aramis Delgado, Eric Morales,Gabriela Ramos, Jeff Pucillo & Félix Beatón
Produced by: PRODUCCIONES PIRÁMIDE (CUBA)

*This film will screened in Spanish with English subtitles.

Presented by the Observatory on Latin America, The School of Media Studies, The Julien J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs and Schools of Public Engagement.

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Location

The New School University Center, Room 105
63 5th Avenue
New York
Date and Time

November 10, 2023
6:00 PM

Venue

UL 105 – Hoerle Lecture Hall, The New School University Center
63 5th Ave
New York, NY 10003 United States
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